Latest Men's road cycling News

New club aims to promote cycling for Black Mississippians

Oct. 03, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When Moss Point High School teacher Louis Henderson first started bringing his bike into his classroom to keep it safe before after-school rides last year, his students of all races would joke that he was doing “stuff that white people do.” ...

Primoz Roglic wins Spanish Vuelta for 3rd straight year

Sep. 05, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic was barely off his bike before someone shoved a beer in his hand, a welcome way to savor his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title. The Slovenian and his Jumbo-Visma teammates then donned shirts to mark the moment. ...

Caruso wins 9th Vuelta stage, Roglic keeps overall lead

Aug. 22, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

ALTO DE VELEFIQUE, Spain (AP) — Damiano Caruso won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, with Primoz Roglic finishing second to keep the overall lead. Caruso was in front for the last 70 kilometers (43 miles) of the 188-kilometer (116-mile) ride from Puerto...

Kenny scores cycling gold for Brits, Valente same for US

Aug. 08, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

IZU, Japan (AP) — Jason Kenny won a record-setting gold medal for Britain on the final day of track cycling at the Tokyo Olympics. Jennifer Valente and Kelsey Mitchell each scored gold every bit as special for their countries. Valente gave the...

EXPLAINER: Why track cycling records are falling at Olympics

Aug. 03, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

IZU, Japan (AP) — Everybody expected records to fall when the track cycling program began at the Tokyo Olympics, but nobody expected the German women's pursuit squad to shatter the mark held by the two-time and defending gold medalists from Britain. Or the Chinese to lower their team sprint...

Olympics Latest: Belarus runner says team forcing departure

Aug. 01, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Belarus track sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says her Olympic team officials tried to...

Team USA's cycling program off to rocky Olympics start

Jul. 28, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

MISHIMA, Japan (AP) — The new CEO of USA Cycling made it perfectly clear the Americans were targeting seven medals at the Tokyo Games. Through six events, they've yet to win one. The confidence-boosting ride by Brandon McNulty, who made a long-shot...

Olympics Latest: Latvia wins gold in men's 3-on-3

Jul. 28, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Latvia’s Karlis Lasmanis drained a shot from behind the...

Roglic caps Slovenia's run with Olympic time trial win

Jul. 28, 2021 04:21 AM EDT

OYAMA, Japan (AP) — Primoz Roglic capped an incredible month for Slovenian cycling by winning the Olympic time trial on Wednesday. Roglic finished in 55 minutes, 04.19 seconds, adding a gold medal for Slovenia to the bronze teammate Tadej Pogecar won in the Olympic road...

Britain's Pidcock dominates Olympic mountain bike race

Jul. 26, 2021 04:49 AM EDT

IZU, Japan (AP) — Tom Pidcock's golden dreams were nearly dashed on a road in the French Pyrenees, where the British cyclist had been putting in some training in the weeks leading up to the mountain bike race at the Tokyo Olympics. The 21-year-old multidiscipline star...